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Coin: Three Halfpence 1842
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Face value1 1/2 (x Penny) TypeThree Halfpence
Year1842 CurrentNo
Mintage1,869,000 (1.9 million)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint 1,869,000 (1.9 million) No mint mark
Material0.925 Silver Designer
MonarchQueen Victoria EffigyPortrait by William Wyon (Young head)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)12 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)0.7100
Obverse

Head of Queen Victoria with plain band and fillet around hair; around, VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D:.

Obverse inscription VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D:
Reverse

Within an oak wreath the denomination, 1 1/2 [pence]; above, crown; below, the date 1842.

Reverse inscription

1 1/2 1842

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Three Halfpence 1842: Photos
Three Halfpence 1842: Photo Coin - 3 Halfpence, Jamaica, 1842
Coin - 3 Halfpence, Jamaica, 1842
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Three Halfpence 1842: Photo Coin - 3 Halfpence, Jamaica, 1842
Coin - 3 Halfpence, Jamaica, 1842
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Three Halfpence 1842: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 728
Spink/Seaby, Coins of England and the United Kingdom3915
Three Halfpence 1842: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museum Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
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Three Halfpence 1842: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 3 Halfpence, Jamaica, 1842
List of all (13) coins of type: United Kingdom / Three Halfpence
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Three Halfpence 1870 (Proof only)